Japan July retail sales fall 0.2 percent year-on-year

August 29, 2016 7:56 PM EDT

People walk on a street at Tokyo's Ginza shopping district February 15, 2015. REUTERS/Yuya Shino/File Photo

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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese retail sales fell 0.2 percent in July from a year earlier, less than a median market forecast for a 0.9 percent decline, government data showed on Tuesday.

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(Reporting by Izumi Nakagawa; Editing by Chris Gallagher)

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